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Much better performance per watt 40.51 pt/W vs 4.51 pt/W Around 9x better performance per watt
Much better performance per dollar 2.66 pt/$ vs 1.84 pt/$ Around 45% better performance per dollar
Significantly better turbo clock speed 1,200 MHz vs 1,050 MHz Around 15% better turbo clock speed
Lower typical power consumption 22.75W vs 41.44W More than 45% lower typical power consumption
More l3 cache per core 2 MB/core vs 1.5 MB/core Around 35% more l3 cache per core
Lower annual home energy cost 6.75 $/year vs 12.29 $/year More than 45% lower annual home energy cost
Lower annual commercial energy cost 24.53 $/year vs 44.68 $/year More than 45% lower annual commercial energy cost
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Higher clock speed 3.7 GHz vs 3 GHz Around 25% higher clock speed
Significantly newer manufacturing process 14 nm vs 22 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Higher GPU clock speed 350 MHz vs 200 MHz 75% higher GPU clock speed
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.25 GHz vs 3 GHz More than 40% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Slightly better PassMark (Single core) score 2,106 vs 1,960 More than 5% better PassMark (Single core) score
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.39 GHz vs 3 GHz More than 45% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Newer Jul, 2015 vs Jul, 2014 Release date a year later

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i7 4578U vs i3 6100

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PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i7 4578U  vs
i3 6100 
Clock speed 3 GHz 3.7 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing No No
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 28W 51W
Annual home energy cost 6.75 $/year 12.29 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 24.53 $/year 44.68 $/year
Performance per watt 40.51 pt/W 4.51 pt/W
Typical power consumption 22.75W 41.44W

bus

Architecture DMI 2.0 FSB
Number of links 1 1
Transfer rate 5,000 MT/s 8,000 MT/s

details

Core i7 4578U  vs
i3 6100 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 4
L3 cache 4 MB 3 MB
L3 cache per core 2 MB/core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 14 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3 GHz 4.25 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3 GHz 4.39 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3 GHz 4.25 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® Iris™ Graphics 5100 Intel® HD Graphics 530
Number of displays supported 3 3
GPU clock speed 200 MHz 350 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,200 MHz 1,050 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3L-1333
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC No Yes
Maximum bandwidth 12,800 MB/s 12,800 MB/s
Maximum memory size 16,384 MB 65,536 MB
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